Robbie Williams says he blew his chances with popstar Kylie Minogue, after he drunkenly laughed at her naked.
The pair teamed up to film the video for hit single Kids during which she stripped for the final scenes.
But Williams says in his new book You Know Me how the shock of seeing the woman he had fancied for years undressing made him burst into laughter and left her ‘offended’.
Unfortunately, yes, we do know you, Williams, and you’re a dick-head, mate.
In the book, which was released this week and looks back at his 20-year pop career, Williams explained he had a crush on Minogue since her days on Neighbours in the late 1980s.
But after years of worshipping her from afar, he said he became ‘a bit of a teenage boy’ in her presence during the shoot.
‘I couldn’t figure out why my banter wouldn’t work, why my natural ability to just be myself went awry,’ he said.
Williams began drinking Drambuie liqueur ‘to get some Dutch courage, but it backfired’, the singer recalled.
He had not been told that the scene would feature her taking off a robe to reveal she was wearing nothing but a tiny G-string.
‘I just burst out laughing. Which I don’t think went down well with Kylie,’ Williams said.
‘I may have offended her too, because she must have felt vulnerable too, being naked on set, and being naked in front of me.’
‘I think that any chance of anything disappeared when I laughed at her. Perhaps she likes being naked, but she probably doesn’t enjoy being laughed at by some Stokie idiot.’
She probably found it even more offensive being in the same room as a talentless fuck.
In his book, Williams says he has been too embarrassed to ever bring the incident up since. But he said he hoped that mentioning it in the book would go ‘some way’ to serving as an apology.
We all make mistakes or wish we could go back in time and change things. But when it happens, most people would get on the phone and try to make it right. NOT wait several years and then mention it, just to try and sell a, probably, crappy book.
Buford Balony says: Like you would have had a chance anyway pal, she doesn’t like your type.